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    WHILE or WHEN in school?

    "I got good Math grades WHILE or WHEN in schoolĒ ?


    In this case, which should I use? WHILE or WHEN?
    Another quest, is "in school" correct? Or better "at school"?


    Thanks!

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    #2

    Re: WHILE or WHEN in school?

    You can use either "while" or "when". I would use "in" for the second.

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    Re: WHILE or WHEN in school?

    okk, thank you!!

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    Re: WHILE or WHEN in school?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lira Xiaolan VPl‚ncton View Post
    "I got good math grades WHILE or WHEN in school”?


    In this case, which should I use? WHILE or WHEN?
    Another question - is "in school" correct? Or is better "at school" better?


    Thanks!
    Quote Originally Posted by Lira Xiaolan VPl‚ncton View Post
    okk, OK, thank you!
    Mike has answered for AmE with "in school". In BrE, it would be "I got good grades in maths at school". I wouldn't use "while" or "when". I would simply use "at school". Note that in BrE, it's "maths", in AmE, it's "math". Neither one needs to be capitalised in this context.

    Note my corrections to your post above in red. Try to write in complete sentences and remember these rules:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with a single, appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Always capitalise the word "I".
    - Do not put a space before a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space after a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.

    It's "OK" or "okay", definitely not "okk".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: WHILE or WHEN in school?

    OK, I got it. Thank you.

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    Re: WHILE or WHEN in school?

    Also note that there is no need to write a new post to say "Thank you" or to show that you have understood. You can click the "Like" and/or "Thank" buttons in the bottom left-hand corner of any post.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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